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English definition of “co-respondent”

co-respondent

noun [C]     /ˌkəʊ.rɪˈspɒn.dənt/ US  /ˌkoʊ.rəˈspɑːn-/ specialized
the person who a married person is said to have committed adultery (= sex outside marriage) with: He was cited/named as co-respondent in the divorce. → Compare respondentInfidelity in relationships
(Definition of co-respondent noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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